COLLINI, Stanley Ned Stanley N. Collini Sr., - Passed away peacefully, on July 24, 2021, what would have been his wife's 95th birthday, at his home, at the age of 97.
Predeceased by his wife of 69 years, Yolanda (Yolly), Stan was the proud and loving father of Donna Marconi (Lou) and Stan (Donna).
Cherished grandfather of Natalie (Silvano), Paul (Nancy), Dino (Lee), David (Megan), and Daniella (Eric).
He was the much-loved great-grandfather to Dominic, Andrew, Arion, Nora, Allegra, Adelaide, Henry, Audrey, Marcus, Ayane, Dylan, and Caroline.
Stan leaves his sister Rose Piccilo (Peter) and sisters-in-law Francis Collini and Margaret Mariani. He was predeceased by his parents Tomaso and Christina, his sister Ruth Mergliano, and his brothers Carmen and Peter.
As an early pioneer in the sewer and water main industry in Ontario and former President of the Toronto Sewer and Water Main Association, Stan made it his business to bring safe practices and a unified voice to the hard-working immigrants that helped build Toronto.
Above all else, he was faithful to the family that he built with his beloved wife Yolly. The family would like to thank all of his caregivers, especially Lerma, Arlene, Noah, and Dr. Lam for their care and kindness.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a limited visitation will be held on Thursday, with a Funeral Mass to follow at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church on Friday, July 30th at 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Joseph's Health Centre at: https://supportstjoes.ca.